Cleveland Browns officially announce Freddie Kitchens as head coach

Cleveland Browns officially announce Freddie Kitchens as head coach
Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens talks to quarterback Baker Mayfield during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Cleveland. The Chiefs won 37-21. (AP Photo/David Richard) (David Richard)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - News everyone knew on Wednesday is now official, the Cleveland Browns have named Freddie Kitchens as the head coach of the team.

The team will hold a press conference at noon.

Kitchens was one of seven candidates up for the job, he is the 17th full-time head coach of the organization.

He was promoted to position of offensive coordinator in the middle of the season when the Browns made the decision to get rid of Hue Jackson.

“Lets roll,” Kitchens said in a video the organization posted on Twitter.

Quarterback Baker Mayfield was excited to hear Kitchens was named head coach.

"It was great working with and learning from Freddie last year. He has such a creative mind. He creates mismatches and just put guys in position to take advantage of their opportunities. He puts trusts in us as players. He’s the same guy every day. I’m really excited about 2019 and the future of the Cleveland Browns.”

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